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By a huge majority, Idahoans want to have background checks on all gun sales in the state, a recent Idaho Politics Weekly poll shows.
It’s not surprising to see the Idaho Freedom Foundation’s Wayne Hoffman lashing out at Gov. Butch Otter for promoting a “liberal agenda.” But not everyone is so quick to mention “Butch Otter” and “liberal” in the same sentence.
Last week, the Idaho House State Affairs Committee held a disturbing hearing that illustrated that some Idaho legislators don’t understand that they represent the people of Idaho, not themselves.
The president recently posed the question of why people from, shall we politely say, crapper countries should be allowed into the U.S. Before answering, I should disclose that my ancestors were all from crapper countries--Germany, Scotland, Wales and France.
Rep. Brent Crane recently told Chuck Malloy of Idaho Politics Weekly, “ A lot of folks on the Democratic side of the aisle are not small business owners, so they don’t understand it. A lot of them work for a bureaucracy or a government agency and they’ve never had to ma...
Since abortion was legalized across America, almost 60 million babies have been denied the most fundamental of all human rights – the right to life.
Washington, D.C., is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, and that isn’t surprising as there is so much to see and do, most of it free to the public.
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Idaho Chamber Alliance Chamber Days at the Legislature
When: Monday, Jan 22 to Tuesday, Jan 23, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: The Grove Hotel, 245 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID
Speaker topics will include career technical education, tourism/recreation, as well as the usual updates on leglisative issues. More info including schedule and registation here.
Kootenai County Republican Party Meeting
When: Tuesday, Jan 23, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Kootnai County Administration Building, 451 N Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID
Northwest Fest Salmon Feast Fundraiser
When: Friday, Jan 26, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Eagles Lodge Ballroom, 209 Sherman Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID
The Northwest Fest Salmon Feast is a Family Promise of North Idaho Benefit. FPNI provides shelter, meals, and counseling to families dealing with homelessness. This critical local program relies on financial contributions to make this work possible. The benefit dinner and silent auction will help to raise these needed funds. More info and tickets here.
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